Geraldine Poon, Artist

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Geraldine has always been interested in creative pursuits. After earning a BA in Art and German from UC Berkeley, she spent a year in Germany as a Fulbright scholar researching museums. Geraldine was also a Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana, where she taught high school art for two years. In West Africa, she first explored the art of henna. Geraldine also has a background in finance; she has an MBA in nonprofit management from Yale and spent 12 years in healthcare finance with Standard & Poor’s and Kaiser Permanente.  Geraldine moved to Hermosa in 2016 to play beach volleyball for Long Beach City College, where she earned an AA in kinesiology. She enjoys spending as much time as she can at the beach, playing volleyball or paddle boarding. Her art interests include: shibori, bookbinding, calligraphy, chalkboards, woodburning, paper making, and faceprinting.

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